How To Edit the System Registry?

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  1. technocrates profile image56
    technocratesposted 8 years ago

    Is it possible to edit system registry...if yes how will i do...?

    1. SimeyC profile image96
      SimeyCposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You mean the Windows system registry? Depends on the version you have but generally you can edit the registry..

      The program 'regedt32.exe' is used on XP - HOWEVER - you can seriously damage your operating system if you simply start messing around with the registry - always make a copy of the registry first and if you don't know what you are doing then don't edit it!!!!!

      I suggest you search for tips on editing the system registry before trying.....

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        mtsi1098posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yes I agree...

    2. yoshi97 profile image62
      yoshi97posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I reckon this is like asking if it's possible to cut a tree down with a chainsaw and then asking how it's done ... If ya don't know how to cut down a tree, then being told how to operate a chainsaw probably will not end well ...

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    Hikikomoriposted 8 years ago

    I use CCleaner to clean my registry from time to time.

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      mtsi1098posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      This is a very good tool.  Norton System Works is also very good as is TweakNow...

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        Hikikomoriposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Not a huge fan of Norton software. It tends to be bloated and expensive, but then again, I've not used Norton software for years now.

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          mtsi1098posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          That is how I feel about McAfee...

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            Hikikomoriposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Not really a fan of any anti-virus software really.

            I just manually get rid of viruses when I get them (which is never).

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    Hikikomoriposted 8 years ago

    Not sure what the OP means since he/she didn't elaborate enough.

    Do you want to edit your registry, or clean it? CCleaner has a built in registry cleaner.

    I suggest that you read detailed tutorials before going through with editing your registry. If you're not very computer savvy, get someone else to edit it for you.

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    lost. mac. yikes

  5. sunforged profile image74
    sunforgedposted 8 years ago

    standard bait and switch, yahoo answers style, publicity trick

  6. Casper021 profile image57
    Casper021posted 8 years ago

    i would not recomend playing with regestry unless you know what you doing. to access the regestry start -> run -> type regedit and hit enter, this will get you to regestry editor

 
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